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Masaji Oyama

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

March 26, 2013
Masaji Oyama, 89, of Hilo, a retired general maintenance supervisor at the former Kulani State Prison and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Michiko; sons Stafford, Neil and Dean; brother Rodney; sister Stella Morita; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Thomas Harume Kimura

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

March 30, 2013
Thomas Harume “Tommy” Kimura, 84, of Hawi, Hawaii, a retired Parker Ranch carpenter and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Puukikoni, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Setsuko, son Glen, daughter Karen Mahi, hanai daughter Leiola Mitchell, brother Charles and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mana Christian Ohana Church, the former Kahilu Town Hall, Waimea, Hawaii. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Jean Shizue Shimamura

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

March 20, 2013
Jean Shizue Shimamura, 96, of Mililani, a bartender at the Sportsmen Lounge, died in Mililani. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons George, Larry H., Allen and Eugene; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Maria Magdolna Kiss

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

April 12, 2013
Maria Magdolna Kiss, 77, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Budapest, Hungary. No services.

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Misao Tanaka

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

April 8, 2013
Misao Tanaka, 103, of Hilo, a retired seamstress at the former Kamehameha Garment Co., died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center, Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughter Dorothy Talbott, four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Margaret Elizabeth Demotta Agustin

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

April 16, 2013
Margaret Elizabeth Demotta Agustin, 79, of Pahala, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by grandchild and caregiver Breeann Ebanez, son Paul, daughters Joanne Ebanez and Joyce Agustin, brother William “Billy” Demotta, sister Hazel Armstrong, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. For information, call Breeann Ebanez at 928-6249.

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Mung Hin Lau

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

March 27, 2013
Mung Hin Lau, 91, of Honolulu, a retired owner of New Asia Chop Suey, died. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Shirley, sons Howard and Albert, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Hilda Mariano Pimental Victorino

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

April 15, 2013
Hilda Mariano Pimental Victorino, 89, of Kapaa, Kauai, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Lawai, Kauai. She is survived by son Richard; daughters Barbara Ebinger, Charlotte Maeda, Brenda Barriga and Donna Medina; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Yukio Arakaki

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

April 8, 2013
Yukio Arakaki, 79, of Hakalau, Hawaii, a retired machinist at the former Hilo Coast Processing Co., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Kinuko; daughters Toby Ginoza, Kay Arakaki and Pearl Ueno; brothers Yeiko and Hiroshi; sister Amy; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Emelia Yi Hung

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

March 21, 2013
Emelia Yi Hung, 24, of Honolulu died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Teresa Mew Yee Chang Hung and brother Anthony Chang. Visitation:8:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services:9:30 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences:www.BorthwickOahu.com.

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Nathan Edrick Perez

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

April 7, 2013
Nathan Edrick “Peewee” Perez, 63, of Waimanalo, a retired city heavy-equipment operator, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Leonetta; son Nathan Jr.; daughters Karen Perez-Fenrick, Roxanne Perez, Lana Perez-Thompson and Shirleen Kaleo-Kugler; brother Homer; sisters Loretta Dolera and Alvina Garcia; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation:11 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial:3 p.m. at HawaiianMemorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Valerie U. Bacos

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

March 20, 2013
Valerie U. Bacos, 53, of Waianae, a Nakatani Drive Inn and 7-Eleven employee, died in Wai-anae. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by mother Clerese, brothers Thomas Jr. and Dean C., and sisters Carol Yamauchi and Darnell Failautusi Jr. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:10 a.m. Burial:2 p.m. at Nanakuli Cemetery. Aloha attire.

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James Herbert Kaleo Sr.

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

April 4, 2013
James Herbert Kaleo Sr., 87, of Waimanalo, a firefighter, sales representative, insurance agent, real estate agent and Army veteran, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Greenwich Village, N.Y. He is survived by son James Jr.; daughters Layla Kaehu, Phoebe Lopez, Madeline Maiava and Gail Watts; brother Stanley; sister Tuddy Lake; 19 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation:noon Saturday at Waimanalo School Cafeteria, 41-1330 Kalanianaole Highway. Services:1 p.m.

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JonathanPeterson Jr.

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

March 13, 2013
JonathanPeterson Jr., 46, of NorthLas Vegas, Nev., a former Transportation Security Administration agent in Honolulu and Las Vegas and an employee of the Palazzo Hotel inLas Vegas, died in Henderson, Nev. He also was an Army veteran. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Delia R., sons Jathan and Kalani, daughter Deidre, father Jonathan K., mother Theresa B., brother Anthony, and sisters Leilani and Lehua. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Friday at MililaniMortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:10:30 a.m. Committal services:2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Rosemary Bautista

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

April 14, 2013
Rosemary Bautista, 59, of Honolulu, a Dole Cannery inspector, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Rodney L., sons Christopher L. and Dexter L. Bautista, daughters Dreenalyn Bautista and Charlene B. Tamboa, brothers Jerry and Lawrence Abiley, sisters Yolanda Miura and Miranda Abiley, and five grandchildren. Visitation:8:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Mount Church. Mass:10:30 a.m. Burial:noon at Valley of the Temples.

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Gladys Chiyeko Kaneshiro

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

April 8, 2013
Gladys Chiyeko Kaneshiro, 91, of Honolulu, formerly of Kaunakakai, Molokai, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Makaweli,Hawaii. She is survived by sons David, Dean and Dennis; daughter Diane Chang; brother John; sister Florence Tamanaha; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Risati Risati Jr.

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

April 7, 2013
Risati Risati Jr., 44, of Waipahu, an Army veteran, died in Aiea.He was born in Utulei, American Samoa.He is survived by wife Thumperlina; sons Lalotoa Uaita and Dorian, Daniel, Derek, Benjamin, Benedict and Brian Risati; daughters Delaura, Claudia and Elizabeth; parents Risati and Sefaatauemaga T. Poueu; brothers Ata and Laauli L. Risati and Alatinaand Simanu Leota; and sisters Ruta Siaosi, Lealofi Risati, Saifaaua Tuisaula, Taufaanuu Poueu and Siolo Hunt. Visitation:4:30 p.m. Wednesday at MililaniMortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:5:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Verdel Nanilei Berg

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

April 5, 2013
Verdel Nanilei Berg, also known as Aunty Nani Hoopai, 53, of Hana, Maui, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by companion Joey Santos Bras; son Uhanekai Arlantico; daughter Heather Berg; and brothers Oren, Dennis, Danny and Felton “Ipo”Hoopai. Visitation:6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services:7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes:noon Saturday at Paia Bay. Luncheon to follow at Baldwin Park in Paia. Green attire at scattering. Online condolences:www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Fujie Y. Koda

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

March 25, 2013
Fujie Y. Koda, 101, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died in Pearl City. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan. She is survived by son Kenneth, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services:5 p.m.

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Aiumu Faapito Savea

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

April 1, 2013
Aiumu Faapito Savea, 78, of Waianae died in Aiea. He was born in Auto, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Sina E.; sons Valu, Elisara and Saulo; daughter Luania Ealim; five brothers; three sisters; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Wednesday at Malaesaili Church, 87-140 Kahau Place, Nanakuli. Services:10 a.m. Burial:12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Antonio Catugal

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

April 9, 2013
Antonio Catugal, 87, of Lahaina died at home. He was born in Waikapu, Maui. He is survived by sons Steven, Stanford, Delafonte and Ricardo; daughters Pauline Stropp and Kris A. Klask; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; six stepchildren; five stepgrandchildren; and six stepgreat-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary, Wailuku. Services:11:30 a.m. Online condolences:www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Ronald Milton Lindsey Jr.

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

April 10, 2013
Ronald Milton “Bundi” Lindsey Jr., 44, of Lahaina, a former shuttle driver, died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by parents Ronald M. Sr. and Linda, brother Terrance and sister Carrie Ann. Visitation:6 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services:7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences:www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Kamakani Aualamalefalelima Iokua Gould Sefo

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

April 13, 2013
Kamakani Aualamalefalelima Iokua Gould Sefo, 9, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Jaymi-Lee L.K. Gould and Tony M. Sefo, brothers Xjaduss Xjaveon, sister Xjaelah, and grandparents Jaylene Kaleimamahu and Lusilia and Auala Sefo. Visitation:5 p.m. April 28 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jimmy Fronda De Jesus

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

March 13, 2013
Jimmy Fronda De Jesus, 59, of Waipahu, a Navy veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Nancayasan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Elvira; son Jaydee; daughters Khristina and Deidre; brothers John, David, Rod, Wilfred and Rex; sisters Aida Rosaldo, Florida Ramos, Prescilla De Jesus and Perla Agustin; and a grandchild. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass:9:30 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Rose J. Lopes

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

April 10, 2013
Rose J. Lopes, 100, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died in Pearl City. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Brenda Kivalu, sister Matilda Souza, six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation:11 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St. Services:11:30 a.m. Burial:2 p.m. at Hawaii Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Velma H. Shimabukuro

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

April 10, 2013
Velma H. Shimabukuro, 92, of Wailuku, Maui, a nurse’s aide for Hale Makua in Kahului, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born inKaneohe. She is survived by son Byron T., daughters Penelope F. Fukumitsu and Susan Asato, and sister Masako Higashide. Private services.

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Petra Cosma Esmeralda

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

April 14, 2013
Petra Cosma Esmeralda, 90, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Kealeku, Hana, Maui. She is survived by husband Matias “Maxie”; sons Peter, Michael and Patrick; daughters Loretta Mendez, Sylvia Valdez, Barbara Awa, Patricia Texeira, Theresa Valdez, Debbie Arakawa and Suzette Esmeralda; brothers Marion, Francis and Anthony Cosma; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony’s Church, Wailuku. Mass:11 a.m. Inurnment to be held at a later date. Online condolences:www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Mauricio Lopez

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

April 1, 2013
Mauricio Lopez, 65, of Waipahu, a business printer, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Salvador, El Salvador. He is survived by wife Nena; sons Keoki and Miko Franconi, Kekoa and Oscar M. Lopez and Maleko McDonnell; daughters Cynthia and Amber Queja and Daisy and Dianne Lopez; brothers Mario and Jorge; and six grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services:6:30 p.m. Online condolences:www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mie Shinagawa

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

March 30, 2013
Mie Shinagawa, 84, of Kaneohe died. She was born on Molokai. She is survived by son Guy; sisters Chiye Okura, Yie Miyachi, MaryYoshinaga, Hazel Nishimoto and MayUkishima; and two grandchildren. Visitation:2:30 p.m. Saturday at BorthwickMortuary. Services:3 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Bonnie Lee Flick

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

April 15, 2013
Bonnie Lee Flick, 89, of Lava Hot Springs, Idaho, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Everton, Mo. She is survived by sons John, Wayne and Mark; daughters Barbara Peach, Cindy Johnson and Susan Soward; sister Betty McCarroll; 12 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.

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